Malankuravan language

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Native to India
Region Kerala, Tamil Nadu
Native speakers
19,000 (2001 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 mjo
Glottolog mala1459[2]

Malankuravan (Mala Koravan, Malakkuravan) is a Dravidian language of southern India, on the southern border of Kerala and Tamil Nadu. It may be a dialect of Malayalam with Tamil influence[1] or a language closely related to Malayalam.[2]


  1. ^ a b Malankuravan at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ a b Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Malankuravan". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.